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    Recovery from Degraded Volume

    Good afternoon. I need some help. I have a 1513+ running DSM 6.2. Two volumes. One, the original volume (2 drives) and I assume where DSM is installed is "degraded". The other is "healthy" (3 drives). I've moved all shares from the "degraded" volume to the "healthy" volume. Is there anyway to...
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    Restoring NAS after total volume crush (laboratory data recovery procedure applied on the HDDs)

    Hi Guys! Hopefully someone could help me out with my issue.. Our DS918+ had been accidentally dropped down (physically) because of a human mistake from the desk it had been located during the initial install. The two HDDs, composing the Volume 1 (RAID 1) suffered almost unrecoverable damage...
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    DSM 7.0 USB Drive recovery solutions hosted on NAS

    Occasionally I get asked if I can recover data from failing portable hard disks, but as a Mac user, I'm finding data recovery tools are somewhat lacking for Apple Silicon and current MacOS. I was wondering if there was something that may run on the NAS akin to ddrescue on Linux, or any disc...
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    Getting message "Windows ADK configuration files missing" when creating recovery media

    I am getting the message "Windows ADK configuration files missing" when creating recovery media, even though I have downloaded in installed the ADK. How can I build a recovery USB stick? Thanks in advance. Steve
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    Recover Data from removed storage pool

    Hi everyone. First post here on Synoforum so hope this is the right spot. I have a DS916+ which had 4x 4TB drives in a Raid 5 config. I purchased 4x 8TB drives to upgrade the system as was at 92% of capacity. So was going to simply just replace one drive at a time and let system rebuild but...
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    DSM 7.0 Veeam Backup & Replication Community Edition vs Veeam Agent Windows

    I just got a DS920+ a couple days ago. For home I am deciding between these two solutions but I am not sure which one is better to use? I simply want to backup my computers (Windows) to my 920+ and also have the ability for bare metal restores if needed. I generally see Veeam as being the best...
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    Active backup for business recovery creator

    I was using the Recovery media creator in DSM 7 today and noticed a glitch that may throw off a newbie. Seems that when it finishes writing the USB recovery media, Windows pops open it's media format window, "hit cancel.". Just thought it may help a newbie. Also reported it to Synology who...
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    Active Backup for Business recovery wizard does not find a backup

    Hi, backed up a computer, trying to test a bare metal restore. + install backup agent DONE + configure backup agent, backup entire device DONE + boot from USB Active Backup for Business Recovery Wizard + log in successfully Select the device and the task list is empty although i have two full...
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    Bare metal recovery of NAS via cloud, experiences? advice?

    Hi guys, I'm looking to get a synology nas as a small file server and backup target in a SOHO environment. I've been looking at Hyper back up and using backblaze as a cloud storage provider. Is hyperback up enough to do a full bare metal recovery from total drive(s) failure? For example, if...
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    Trash, rebuild, test backups and revert to previous - need help

    I thought this was going to be a genius idea, but I have quickly found it may not even work - unless the power of collective (Synoforum) knowledge can help me achieve my goal. ;) Setup NAS1 (Master): RS812+ with 4x 2TB SHR providing 6TB storage NAS2 (Local backup only): DS718+ with 1x6TB - no...
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    Recovery Media WiFi Drivers

    Hello, I've lurked here a little while but I just signed up to ask a question.... Has anyone succeeded in installing & running wifi drivers with usb recovery media? I'm testing bare metal recovery of a couple of systems and I can load the wifi drivers manually - but the internet options page...
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    Access data on a vdisk that won't boot

    TL;DR: "How do I mount/open a vdisk for a VM that doesn't boot?" I want to access files directly from inside the vdisk without it running the VM that was on it. I don't care if I have to access it from Synology NAS CLI or if I have to copy the vdisk image to my local machine to do so. More...